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Update: 'The launch is next week': Entitled client messages web designer 50 times, website gets filled with typos and inaccuracies

Update: 'The launch is next week': Entitled client messages web designer 50 times, website gets filled with typos and inaccuracies

It takes a thick skin to be your own boss, especially when you're working with the craziest clients imaginable. U/boobook-boobook knows that all too well after their run-in with a client who knew exactly what she wanted, no changes allowed. While we're on the subject of hilarious misspellings and misunderstandings, check out these very funny ones, like one person who tried to sound out “grand scheme” and instead wrote, “It is a very small issue in the gran stephen things.”
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'I never learned this, just fail me': 20+ AP test proctors who got the funniest papers to grade

Standardized testing is no fun for students, and yet every year, great importance is heaped upon these tests. It takes time away from actual learning, since teachers are forced to teach to the test instead of highlighting information they want their students to learn. No one really likes these tests, but many kids take AP tests get into colleges or to gain college credits. When I was in high school, our school introduced a new standardized test, even though we already had a few others we also n…
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'A guy wrote "Superman" as his answer on all 10 questions': 30 School assignments students turned in that surprised their teachers

'A guy wrote "Superman" as his answer on all 10 questions': 30 Ridiculous school assignments that students actually turned in

These teachers were baffled by the papers they received from their students. A lot of kids really don't want to go to school. They don't want to wake up at the crack of dawn, don't want to sit still in class all day, and they certainly aren't keen to work on homework. Luckily, there are plenty of brilliant teachers who can motivate their students to want to be there. Some teachers try to make their lessons modern by implementing movies, while others can make any lesson interesting with their ex…
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'I realize I didn't contribute much': 10+ Group projects that are destined to get zeros

'I realize I didn't contribute much': 10+ Group projects that are destined for failure

These group projects are teaching students some skills, just not the ones they expected to learn. Why do teachers assign group projects ? It's a question that countless students of all ages find themselves asking year after year. Teachers were once students themselves. Did they all just have a great time with their own group projects ? Or did they think the hardships (ie. trying to schedule a time for 5 people to meet up; realizing the night it's due that no one has worked on the project) were…
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'Class of 2021 or something': 25+ Misprints that made it to the finished product

'Class of 2021 or something': 25+ Misprints that made it to the finished product

Making a custom order can be the perfect gift, but only if the creator actually writes what you want! There are seemingly quite a few sellers out there who have taken some liberties with what they'll write on a shirt or a cake. Getting a custom birthday cake for someone is usually a sweet surprise. The birthday celebrator gets to have a professional-looking cake to take photos with and commemorate the occasion. But as you can see from the numerous examples below, sometimes a simple request for…
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Top 20 Workers who had just one job and still made mistakes (December 31, 2023)

Top 20 Workers who had just one job and still made mistakes (December 31, 2023)

Every job comes with responsibilities, but that's just a suggestion. Who says you have to complete the job you're paid to do every single day? That seems like a lot of work. And since many people don't even like their job, and are underpaid, you get results like the ones below. Sometimes, employees just can't be bothered to do their job correctly. I'm sure they have their reasons. Maybe they're resentful of their boss, perhaps they're tired or distracted, or maybe it's an elaborate performance…
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'I'm just going to have to drop out then': Student starts college a year early to get back at guidance counselor

'I'm just going to have to drop out then': Student starts college a year early to get back at guidance counselor

Guidance counselors are supposed to help you figure out your future, not hinder you. It seems like so often, guidance counselors just make things more difficult for their students. U/TacoJesusJr knows that firsthand, and they shared their experience in a post to r/MaliciousCompliance. Gym class is a polarizing thing. A lot of kids really dislike it, especially when you have gym class during first period. You find yourself kicking a soccer ball around in the dewy grass at 8 in the morning and th…
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'I gave him an instant zero': Student pays for service to write school paper, gets immediately flunked

'I gave him an instant zero': Student pays for service to write school paper, gets immediately flunked

This teacher had no time for games. Instead, they had to give their student a giant F on their paper. Students have been trying and sometimes succeeding at cheating for millennia. Since the dawn of time, some kid will try to write answers to a quiz on their arm, or scribble answers onto their desk before a test. The popular cheating method in the mid-2000s was getting a Gatorade bottle, ripping off the wrapper, writing the answers down on the inside of the wrapper, and then putting it back toge…
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'[Your] manager is always SHOUTING': Civilized employee refuses to type in all CAPS; manager commits keyboard sabotage in an attempt to force him to comply, which backfires gloriously

Companies have all sorts of silly policies that they require their employees to follow. Some businesses have a dress code, mandatory happy hour "team building" activities, or even limits on the number of plants you can have on your desk, but rarely do you find a company that forces their employees to comply with capital letters.
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'"If it's not in writing, it didn't happen" goes both ways': Boss wants to know why employee wasn't working during their in-person meeting, employee starts writing everything down

'"If it's not in writing, it didn't happen" goes both ways': Micromanager boss wants to know why employee wasn't working during their in-person meeting, employee starts writing everything down

This employee decided to call their boss's bluff, writing that their boss “thinks she's won.” It's not every day you hear about a boss this overbearing. U/Nerdfury83 shared a story about their new manager at their job---her title really should be “micromanager.” The OP works at a phone job, taking calls that have recorded logs. The OP's boss is so strict that she is literally counting the seconds that OP isn't on a call! While phone jobs are notoriously strict about the time employees spend on…
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'Want me to work for my "interview"? Will do': Job candidate discovers their free writing sample was used in court case, sues the company that interviewed them

'Want me to work for my "interview"? Will do': Job candidate discovers their free writing sample was used in court case, sues the company that interviewed them

This job candidate was surprised when an interviewer asked for a free writing sample on an oddly specific topic. This person told their story to r/MaliciousCompliance, sharing the exact way they got back at this company who tried to avoid paying their fair share. You'd think a huge group of lawyers at a law firm would know better than to have shady hiring practices. When OP interviewed for a job there doing research and writing, they applied, but red flags began popping up almost immediately. S…
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'It is like every email is a poem': 25+ Computer-challenged coworkers who needed a helping hand

'It is like every email is a poem': 25+ Computer-challenged coworkers who needed a helping hand

We can't all be the most tech savvy person in the office.
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Write our reports using the language we speak at home? You got it boss

'Write our reports using the language we speak at home? You got it boss': ESL teacher maliciously complies with boss's writing requirements

This boss had the brilliant idea to require the English as a second language teachers suddenly change the language they provided reports in — and she “refuses to admit defeat."
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Top Trending Chat GPT Fails

Top Trending Chat GPT Fails of the Week (February 6, 2023)

By now we have all heard of Chat GPT...
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'Are you kidding? I would buy this immediately': Internet completely divided over utterly bizarre food label

'Are you kidding? I would buy this immediately': Internet completely divided over utterly bizarre food label

As the saying goes, in marketing, all attention is good attention, but is that really true of this bizarre labelling choice? People had very strong opinions, both positive and negative, about the super weird label on this food. Twitter user @theactualemma shared a photo of a plant-based food product, with the caption, “I've never put something back on the shelf so quickly lol." The photo, as you can see below, shows a long mismash of a caption, with phrases like “yesss wee knowwwwww iiiit's on…
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writer's twitter advice on getting better at skills

Writer's Insightful Twitter Thread Explains The Pitfalls Of Getting Better At Things

The more you know, the less it feels like it.
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